The Consequences Of Beyond Good And Evil

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The driving force behind Beyond Good and Evil is Nietzsche’s insight into human psychology and its consequences regarding traditional philosophical methods. The main points that support this fundamental idea are found in the Preface and Part 1, particularly Aphorism 23. Although Nietzsche does not present his ideas in the form of clear arguments (with premises and conclusions) the following are characterizations what I believe to be the thrust of his main points. First, we are all born with innate desires from which we cannot escape, as they are biologically built into our psychology. These desires drive all action and thought, including all philosophical reasoning. Futher, these desires can be boiled down to one fundamental will, the will
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